‘One nation supports terrorism for political gains in the region’
KABUL (Pajhwok): Without naming Pakistan, Afghanistan and Indian believed the region was being threatened more by those actors who supported terrorists for their political gains, said a joint statement issued after a meeting between President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Indian Prime Minister Nanedra Modi.
Earlier, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on the head of a high level delegation had left Kabul for two-day official visit to India, his office said in a statement.
“The two leaders discussed the regional situation and expressed grave concern at continued use of terrorism and violence in the region for achieving political objectives,” the statement said.
“The two leaders agreed that this phenomenon presented the single biggest threat to peace, stability and progress in the region and beyond.
“Stressing that elimination of all forms of terrorism, without any discrimination, is essential, they called upon the concerned to put an end to all sponsorship, support, safe havens and sanctuaries to terrorists, including for those who target Afghanistan and India,” it said.
The Indian prime minister and Afghan president reaffirmed their resolve to counter terrorism and strengthen security and defence cooperation as envisaged in the India-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement.
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